University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Important Links

Mountain Monday Series

UK Farmers Market

NRESci Academy

Small Ruminant Grazing Conference

Upcoming Events

Small Ruminant Grazing Conference
February 6, 2016
Boyd County Fair Grounds


Holiday Entertainment
December 14, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Robinson Center Auditorium

Ham Curing Workshop
January 19, 2016 - 6:00 pm
Robinson Center Auditorium
$40.00 Registration Fee
Call the Breathitt County Extension Office at 606-666-8812 to register.
Registration deadline is December 18th.

On-Going Events

Clogging Class
Every Thursday- 6:00 pm
Robinson Center Auditorium


Bobby Ammerman

Extension Specialist Woodshop
University of Kentucky
Secondary Wood Industry Technical Advisor
Department of Forestry
Robinson Center (RCARS)
130 Robinson Road
Jackson, KY 41339-9081

voice: 606-666-2438 x256
fax: 606-666-2215

B.S. in Industrial Technology, Eastern Kentucky University (1990)

Wood class


Extension Responsibilities: Responsibilities are to strengthen the secondary wood industry in Eastern Kentucky. This is accomplished through concentrated programs directed at increased processing efficiency, vertical integration, and product development. Specific programs include one-on-one outreach to evaluate and support individual industries using appropriate analysis systems and techniques. More general training is provided in areas such as panel processing; production and scheduling; finishing operations; CNC equipment and operations; marketing and sales; and OSHA/EPA regulations and compliance.




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